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Poster: C .S.Cameron Date: Feb 8, 2014 9:19pm
Forum: oldtimeradio Subject: Are chrs.transcriptiondiscs spam

I clicked on "new downloads available" from chrs.transcriptiondiscs below.

It took me to a site with many options to donate but few options to download.

After an hour of searching, I managed to find a download, it ended up being an encrypted 53MB zip file with no password available.

It appears that this site is being recommended by Archive.org

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Poster: Harry Wilson Date: Feb 9, 2014 1:13pm
Forum: oldtimeradio Subject: Re: Are chrs.transcriptiondiscs spam


"Are chrs.transcriptiondiscs spam?"

Yeah, I'd say so, and being 'non-profit' does not give anyone unlimited special rights. Advertising is advertising, and it cheapens the forum.

Having said that, the final decision rests with those who run archive.org, but I thought that they would have done something by now. Perhaps they were waiting to see how the OTR community felt and reacted, so let's call this post a petition.

Thanks for raising the point, C.S.

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Poster: C .S.Cameron Date: Feb 9, 2014 8:19pm
Forum: oldtimeradio Subject: Re: Are chrs.transcriptiondiscs spam

OK, I finally found out that the password is there, but is in code.
A different password for each download.
It is harder to find than the clues in a Phyl Coe mystery.
But it is there and I am not so pissed off anymore.